For the first time you have access to the universe of learning content in the LMS you already use. Share and collaborate on learning objects with colleagues at your institution or across the globe. Blackboard xpLor puts you in control.
Easily share content globally or with select groups. Simply "publish" it into channels for others to find and use with conditions you define.
Spend less time searching and more time teaching. Quickly find the right learning content from this unique repository. Helpful tools like subject, channel, and content filters bring you closer to the content you need.
All learning content is delivered through your LMS. There’s no exporting, importing, or worrying about being able to open files. Materials you add are immediately available to your students.
Intuitive authoring tools enable you to easily create, edit and version your learning materials to store in the repository all through your existing LMS.
Sharing doesn’t mean giving away your rights. Blackboard xpLor has copyright controls built in. Apply Creative Commons copyright to your learning materials and the system will help you enforce those rights, so your content is protected.
Amid the discussion of open technology and open education that pervades the dialogue in education today, I’ve found it curious that one simple concept receives relatively little attention: to create something open, someone must first be willing to share their creation. Continue Reading...